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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 608

    A GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED PERPETUAL CALENDAR AND TWO GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED FOB SEALS

    ENGLISH, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED PERPETUAL CALENDAR AND TWO GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED FOB SEALS
    ENGLISH, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    A gold-mounted perpetual calendar, the revolving tapering seven sided handle engraved with dates of the month, the base engraved with days of the week, the agate matrix carved with a coat-of-arms with baron's coronet above; A gold-mounted fob seal with tapering handle, the agate matrix carved with a coat of arms with baron's coronet; A gold-mounted fob seal with twisting serpent handle, starburst reeding and border engraved with trailing vines, the agate matrix carved with a coat of arms with baron's coronet within the chain of the Royal Hanovarian order
    1 5/16 in. (33 mm.); 1 3/16 in. (30 mm.); 1¼ in. (31 mm.) wide respectively (3)


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    The arms are those of FitzHerbert for Alleyne FitzHerbert, 1st Baron St. Helens (1753-1839)

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